Wisconsin contains fifteen schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking clinical research school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 clinical research schools in Wisconsin, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marquette University comes out as the most expensive ($24,839/yr), with Northcentral Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,568/yr.
Clinical Research students from Wisconsin schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wisconsin alone, there are 3,830 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $35,300. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $40,000/yr and there are 2,620 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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